Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

Cottage Transfers & Notices For Sale

NOTE - In researching have found some intersting Cottage discriptions and prices tho may never be able to identify the exact location - one can see what they were sold at - some were even advertised as "For Trade"

1881 - Aug - Rev. W. E. Loucks has purchased a lot at Maxinkuckee adjoining the land of G. W. Burrow. The ground is 8Ox290 feet. - - Logansport Pharos Tribune, Friday, August 19, 1881

1882 - jun 22 George Forgy has sold to Messrs. W. H. Johnson and M. Winfield a fifty foot front on Lake Maxenkuckee. They will build a handsome cottage within the next few weeks.

1882 - Jun 29 - M L Enyhart to Jacob Carver, Maxenukuckee property, $800 - Argos Reflector

1882 - O A Kraus to M H Scott, Maxenkuckee property, $150

1887 May 17 - Mr. W. O. DeVsy, who is building a summer residence at Lake Maxikuckee has placed a new steam yacht upon the lake for personal use - Indianapolis Journal

1890 - May 24 - A. P. Jenks has purchased a lot adjoining H. J. McSheey's cottage at Maxinkuckee, on Long Point. - Logansport Pharos Tribune

1899, Mar 29 - Will Obenchain, the carpenter, has bought a home at Culver City, and will remove there the middle of April. The tract contains 6 acres and fronts the lake south of the Winfield cottage
    The Property recenty purchased by Will Obenchain, at Lake Maxinkuckee, is known as the Maw [Mow] property. It is understood that he will engage in fruit raising. - 17 Apr. 1899 Logansport Pharso-Tribune

1889 Jul 22 Frank Rice has traded his cottage at Maxinkuckee for a lot on the Lake owned by George B. Forgy, and will at once erect a large summer residence.

1900 - May 24 - Edward B Porter and wife to J. Wesley Smith lot at Lake Maxinkuckee 1800

1900 Oct 11 - Edward B Porter and wife to John Wesely Smith lt at Maxinkuckee 600

1902 - Jan 9 Anna C. Vagen etal to Eliza J Capron lot at Maxinkuckee - 200,

1902 - Apr 17 Catharine Parker to James W. Wilson lot adj. Lake Maxinkuckee

1902 - Nov. 20 Cha. R. Green and wife to John A. Schumaker, lot at Lake Maxinkuckee, 1000

1903 July 2 - Harry M. Noble and wife to John McCormick lot at Lake Maxinkuckee

1903 - July 16 Curtis Stanley by ex to Alice M. Creed lot at Lake Maxinkuckee $100

1903 - Oct 8 - John W. Cromley and wife to Edgar M. and Paul M Thayer lot at Lake Maxinkuckee, $500

1903 - Dec 24 - J L Bartlett and wife wd to Hervey Bates, a 5 a e of Highway in lot 4 o f s 22, t32 r 1 ; 400

1904 Apr 21 - Geo, B. Yandes of Indianapolis , has purchased the Willis Vajen cottage and will have it remodeled and refurnished so it will be one of the finest around the lake

    Geo. Yandes, of Indianapolis, arrived at the lake Wednesday. He recently bought, the Willis Vajen cottage and will have it remodled before the season opens. May 5 1904
. 1904 - May 5 - E. Smith of Indianapolis, has purchased the Varney cottage and there is a possibility that he will convert his two cottages into a hotel

1904 - Jul 7 - E. F. Obenchain of Logansport. has purchased the A. P. Jenks cottage on Long Point, and has taken possession

1904 - Jul 7 - W. h. Henderson of Indianapolis has purchased ground of Stephen Edwards and erected a cottage which is a model and a credit to the lake

1904 Aug 6 - A E Ellsworth of Lafayette has purchased the Burford cottage in Indianapolis row

1904 - Sep 22 - Miss Jennie Darnell has a nice flowing well and a second one under way on the lots she recently purchased

1906 - May 3 - John H. Vajin w d to Alfred M. Ogle lot in lot 2 in Maxinkuckee sec 22-32-1

1906 - May 10 - ELizabeth and H. C. Chandler wd to Stepehen Edwards and wife lot in lot 3 Maxinkuckee sex 27-32-1- $50

1906, May 17 - Susan Zechiel to SS Chadwick Lot 5 Chadwick's Ammended plat Loong Point 32-32-1- $519

1906, May 17 - Jennie D Darnell to Edward T Hazeldine part lots 10 and 9 Sea Beach place, Maxinkuckee 22-32-1- $2800..

1906, May 17 - Elizabeth and H C. Chandler to Stephen Edwards Lot in Lot 3 Maxinkuckee 23-31-1 $50

1906, May 17 - Stephen Edwards to Richard T and Mary H Iewin Lot in Lot No 3 Maxinkuckee 27-31-1- $50

1906 - May 17 - SUsan Zechiel to S. S. CHadwick lot 5 Chadwick's amended plat Long Point 21-32-1 $519

2 AUg. 1906 - Jennie D. Danell ot Mary Traut lot in lot 3 Maxinkuckee, $600
    1906 - 4 jul Charles W. Traut has purchased the Darnell cottage on the "West side of Lake Maxinkuckee. - Logansport Pharos Daily

    1906 Jul 5 - Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Traut of Logansport have purchased the Daenell cottage on the west side.

1907 - Aug 8 - John W> Cromley and wife wd to Overmyer & Kline Lot Maxinkuckee Lake 278 and 34-32-1 $300

1908 - Feb 6 - Marharet Gould to C K Plan, 1/2 lot Long Point $400

1908 - May 28 - O. C. Horning of Terre Haute who has purchased the Hippplehauser cottage, is making some improvements in the shape of the porches and concrete walks.
    1908 - Jun 18 Mr. and Mrs Oto Horning of Terr Haute are cosily settled in their cottage owned by Otto Hiipplehouser

    ??1905 - Aug 31 - Mr. Oto Hipllehouser Prop. and Editor of the Terre Haute Journal has purchased the Maxin and Wade Cottage on Long Point.

1908 - JUl-23 - Pauline Voto George Peeples, right of way in sec. 22, Union , $30

1908 - JUl 30 - J. W. Cromley has erectec a cottage of his lake front at the south end of the lake where he expects tp spend some of his leisure time fishing and hunting

1908, Aug 6 - G Forgy to Mary Snider, a part of two lots in Logansport Setlement, $1800
    1908, Aug 6 - Mary SNider ot Lottie Rice , a part of two lots in Logansport Setlement, $1800

1908, Aug 6 - F. Rice to Olie Rice, a part of lot in Logansport settement $5
    1908, Aug 6 - Olie RIce to Lottie Rice , a part of lot in Logansport settement $5

1908, Aug. 6. George Peoples to Clemens Vonnegut, lot on lake front, $2827.00

1911 Nov 9 Dr. Parker has exchanged his lake front cottage to J. W. Nutt for the latter's house opposite the post office.

APRIL 11, 1912 The Van Schoiack 8O acres at the southeast end of the Lake has been sold to a Chicago man. The owner, Mr. Vaughn of Logansport, reserves two 100-foot lots on the Lake.

1913, Feb 20 - Cornelia Daggett etal to Mary L Taylor, pt lot 2 in sec 27 Union, $2250

1913 - May 29 - WM. Wallace to C H Pierce, pt. Lot 6 VanSchoiack's subd in sec 27 Union $1

1913 dec 25 Elza Cromley and William Hays have bought of Charles Myers a lake front strip for $150. The lake frontage is 250 feet and the depth is 300 to 400 feet NOTE: this could be the South PLymouth Street area

1915 - Nov 4 - E. Vanschoiak to Nell and Grant Vanschoiack, und. 1-8 of 21 lots in sect 27, Union, $1000

1916 - Warren Spitler to Isadore Hessel 10 lots on Long Point. $!.

1916 - Aug 24 - Otto Stechan to W. B. Beebe in lot 1 sec. 22 Union $4200.

1919 Apr 30 - East Side transfers
    The George B. Yandes cottage has been sold by the heirs, the Misses Robinson to an INdanapolis man named Kettles. It is understood that the Misses Robinson will not desert the lake as a summer home, but will buy property and put up a smaller cottage

    The heirs of George Peeples have sold the 35 acres farm to Mr. and Mrs Clement Vonnegut who have begun improving it by sinking another well, installing a water service to be operated by hydraulic ram, repainting.
      1919 May 14 - The Peeples farm which was recently purchased by Clemens Vonnegut, has been named "The Hollyhocks". The wealth of these noble floweres on the place which alays attract the attention of the passer by makes the name very appropriate one.

1920 - Sep - 8 - Ethel Mordhurst etal to Nellie M. Mackey, two lots in VanSchoiack's lake fron subdivision, $3,200.

1920 Sep. 29 F. W. Shidler of Indianapolis last week purchased of Mrs. Edward Taylor her north cottage on Sunset Knoll . The Shiders who have occupied the cottage for the last two season, contemplate extensive improvements on the property which has a 90 foot frontage. The consideration was $7,000

1922 - Apr 5 - George M Sherman has sold his east side cottage to Charles Massena

1922 - May 10 - D. C. Jennkins to Sunnymeade Realty co. lots 5 and 6 Murray subd. Lake Maxinkuckee $1
1922 - Sep 20 - H. L Hennimg... Mr Henning has also sold an East side lot to Wesley E. Shea of Indianapolis for $1000.

1922 - Sep 20 - Mrs. Edward Taylor of Indianapolis has sold an East Side cottage to David T. Smith of Indianapolis for $3900.

1922 - Oct 25 - The Keen agency reports the sale of the D. C. Jenkins property at the south end of the lake to S. E. Medborn for $5,000

1922 - Nov 1 - Charles Massena to J. J. Barnes lot on Long Point, $1300. <

1923 - May 16 - Sale of Long Point Proerty - The property owned for many years by E. W, Johsnon of Terre Haute has been sold for $5000 to Wm. Brieux of Logansport

1924 Aug 27 George Cornelius to Ada Maynard East side Maxinkuckee lake property, $5500

1928 - Aug 22 - William English Wheeler and husband WD to Margaret H. Bliss, Lake Front Lot in Lot 1 in 22-31-1- $1.00

1928, Oct 10 - Buys Cottage - W. M. Osborn has purchased the cottage on Long Point belonging to J. H. Himmelberger. This cottage is located on the northern point of Long Point and is consoidered one of the finest on the lake
    1917 - Nov. 14 - Isadoe Hessel to J. Himmelberfer, five lots on Log Point $2100

    1917 - Nov. 14 - W. E Spitler to J. Himmelberger on lot on Long Point $450

    1917 - Nov. 14 - D M Gleason t J. HImmelberger Lot on Long Point #1200

1922 - Sep 20 - Mr. Henning has also sold an East side lake lot to Wesley E. Shea of Indianapolis for $1000.

1922 - Sep 20 - Mr edward Taylor has sold an last side cottage to david T. Smith of Indianapolis for $3900.

1933 Mar 22 - Myron COsler to Mary Wooard lot 22 Vab Schoiacks sub. WD $2,500.00

1933, Sep 27 - ELizabeth E Marmon to Earl W. Heller - Lot 9 Vonnegyt's Sub. Div W.D. $1

1993, Sept 27 - Lucy Uhle Bender to Marie Bender Burwell - Un. 1/2 Lot 15 N of Long Point. W. D. $1

1934 - Jan 3 - Richard G. Pierce to A.da R. Vogel, part lots 4 and 5, and strip adjoining, VanSchoick add., Lake Maxinkuckee $4,000

1934 - Jan 3 - John N. Judah et al to Ralph H. Mowbray, tract commencung at corner of Juldah lot, $1.00

1934 - Feb 15 - Raymond Williams purchased the Harry Medbourn cottage at Lake Maxinkuckee, near Walker's point last week. - Indianapolis Star

1935 - Jan 23 - Myron E. Cosler, Trustee and Grace W, Cosler to Mary C. Wooward, lot 22, VanShoaisk's third sub., WD., $1
    Mary C. Wooward to Myron E. Cosle and Grace W, Cosler, lot 22, VanShoaisk's thrid sub., WD., $1

1935 - Jan 23 - Herbert H. and Edith B. Rice to Myron E. Cosle and Grace W, Cosler, lot 11, Rice's sub.; lot 2, section 27-31-1-, CCD, $10.00

1939 - Jul 12 - Six acres of land on the west shore of Lake Maxinkuckee have been improved by Harry medbourn, who is offering the area for sale as a hotel site.

1937 - Aug 4 - Sells Lake Cottage - Mr. and Mrs. L. Luckenbill of Leiters Ford, have sold theit cottage on Lake Maxinkuckee to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Pearson, of Evansville

1939 - NOv. 22 - Effie Barnes to Doris B. Hillis Lot 11 Greens Plat Long Point Maxinkuckeee WD $3500.00

1942 - Sep 16 - Madora M. Millikan,decd. AD to Gaylord B. Milikan etux tract on Lake Makinkuckee in Lot 1 in 22-32-1 and Lot 5 Vonnegut s subdivision.

1943, Jul 28 - Helen Heywood Lews and Montgomery S. Lewis etal WD to Emmitt R. and LaVernge A. Tuck, lot fronting on Lake Maxinkuckee in lot 3 27-32-1 ALso easement in right of way 15 feet wide on north and east sides of above tract and right of way leadin east to county road on south lin of lot 3

1944, Oct 25 - Ethel Hulman to Ralph C. and Jean Wickizer, Lot 1 Long Point

1945 - Jun 27 - Lots in new Ada Farrar addition on State Road 17 and the South Shore of Lake Maxinkuckee are now available. Prefect sand bottom bathing beaches, plenty of shade, private road rear of lots, always adequate pure spring soft water, no surface water, no land drainage, not subject to droughts. Truely an lake, with an assured future. Walter A Wise, Lauer Bldg. Plymouth, Ind.

1945 - Dec 19 - Lots Now Open For Sale - In the Ada Farrar-Daughery Addition to beautiful Lake Maxinkuckee. All lots have 50' frontage on the lake and are at least 170' in depth. All have shade and all now open for sale are marked at each corner with iron pipe. All lots restricted as to cost of building and distance from the lake shore at which ther can be constructed. - Phone 412, Plumouth or See J. W. Riggens, Culver.

1947 - May 21 - Ben W. and Florence E. Oberlin to Arthur W. and Bettie G. Kiesling, tract fronting Lake Maxinkuckee situate in lot 3 of sec. 21 and lot 1 of sec 28-32-1

? 1927 Jun 4 Walter and Oma Pearson to Archie J. and Hazel G. Kahl, part Lot 3, also part Lot 2 Murray's sub division in 28-31-1

1947 - Oct 20 - For Sale - Beatiful Log Cabin with complete furnishings located on Lake Maxinkuckee, South Shore Drive, Culver, Ind. Spacious living and dining room; 3 bedrooms, kitchen and bath. $20,000 by owner. Garth Scott, Noblesville, Ind - Kokomo Tribune (Indiana)

1948 - Mar 14 - Mr. and Mrs. Otto C. Hornung of the Craft-Tuller flats have purchased the property known as the Otto Hipplehauser cottage on Lake Maxinkuckee. The cottage is located on the side of the lake known as Long Point and will be extensively repaired this spring and made ready for the occupancy of the Hornung family this summer. Mr. Hornung is also negotiating for a motor boat for his family for use at the lake. With the puchase of the Hipplehauser place the Hornung family join the already larf colony of Terre Haute people who have summer homes at Lake Maxinkuckee and spend the heat Months there. - Terre Haute Tribune (Indiana)

1948 - Oct 20 - For Sale - Lake Maxinkuckee - 2 br. cottage, nicely located, good condition, near outlet, Long Point, sealed, stool, sink. G. E. Garage, extra ground, pier, boat.. Harley L. Ashton R 2. Culver - Citizen

1952 - Apr 30 - Lake Maxinkuckee - Permanent Home Locatd East Shore. Built 1948. Completely modern four bedrooms. Large terrace overlooking lake. 1,000 magnificent shrubs and trees. Shuffle board cour. Two-car garage with sportsman house attached and many other unusual features. Shown by appointment by owner. Price $45,000. Hoosier Brokerage Compant 31 Eat Georgia St. Indianapolis, Indiana - South Bend Tribune (Indiana)

1955 - Mar 30 - W. H. Stensgauard Buys Schilling Lake Caottage - Morton and Helen Downs, aggressive local realtors have sold the Oliver Schilling cottage at the south end of Lake Maxinkuckee to Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Stensguard of Chicago. Mr. Stensguard is affilitated with his father in the advertising buisnes in the Windy city. An Academy graduate, he has many friends in this area - Citizen